When speaking politics, some of the most disingenuous statements begin with the words "not everyone". Here's why.
Sunday, May 5 2013
By bdjnk on Sunday, May 5 2013, 16:33
Wednesday, September 19 2012
By bdjnk on Wednesday, September 19 2012, 13:47
Mitt Romney made some stupid and offensive remarks. Were his statements incorrect? Yes, yes they were. Incorrect both is the sense that they were (and are) untrue, and in the sense that they were not wise or considered words. Follow me inside and I'll explain.
Monday, May 21 2012
By ben on Monday, May 21 2012, 20:17
Taxing hot economies is just as important as stimulating cold economies.
Thursday, May 10 2012
By bdjnk on Thursday, May 10 2012, 23:19
I've commonly heard it said that there is no such thing as unbiased news. Although I don't believe that to be true, catching subtle biases can be tricky. Here are some indicators you can look for the next time you're reading an article or listening to a broadcast.
Wednesday, March 21 2012
By ben on Wednesday, March 21 2012, 22:19
People often think along the lines of should gun laws be stricter or laxer. What we really need to focus on is keeping people from getting killed.
Tuesday, February 28 2012
By ben on Tuesday, February 28 2012, 13:40
Some good intentioned people get some funny ideas when it comes to energy. I hope to dispel some of them here.
Tuesday, December 13 2011
By bdjnk on Tuesday, December 13 2011, 19:29
The following is a transcript of the YouTube video entitled Don't Talk to Cops, Part 1 and captioned Mr. James Duane, a professor at Regent Law School and a former defense attorney, tells you why you should never agree to be interviewed by the police.
Thursday, December 1 2011
By ben on Thursday, December 1 2011, 21:34
A resource tax could: reduce waste, reduce carbon output, reduce our dependence on foreign oil, and generate jobs.
Monday, November 28 2011
By ben on Monday, November 28 2011, 00:11
Every year, federal and state funds are allocated to the academic field of cultural studies. This article evaluates the value of cultural studies and concludes that funding should be cut.